"SUMMARY The significance of the numerous translations of Tauler's works — Importance of the controversy respecting him as bearing on the question of mystical theology in general — Opinions and worth of English writers on the subject — Division into two parts, what Tauler was not, what he was — Tauler not a forerunner of the Reformation — Not a Waldensian — The 'Friends of God' not heretics — Tauler's layman not Nicholas of Bile — Not proved that Tauler disobeyed the Holy See — What Tauler was, to be gathered from the fact that his writings were those of a true Catholic mystic — Need of mysticism in the fourteenth century — Church losing her hold, as a kingdom, over Europe — Boniface VIII. — Captivity of Avignon — Ghibelline league — False mystics leagued with Louis of Bavaria — Church thrown on the affections of her children — Modern spirituality founded by Tauler and B. Henry Suso — Sketch of spiritual state of Germany and Netherlands — Pantheistic mysticism met by Catholic — Tauler's mysticism philosophical — Mystical tendencies of modern philosophy — Tauler's theology compared with that of the Saints — Catholic mystical theology based on doctrines of Incarnation and Creation."
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Half-title: The German Mystics of the fourteenth century
In manuscript on t.-p.: A. Argyle(?) from Mr. Cuithin, Easter 1858
No.9 in a binder's collection, Northcote Tracts, v.34